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Man found dead inside vehicle in the Okanagan

Police and the BC Coroners Service are investigating after finding a man dead inside his vehicle in the North Okanagan.

According to RCMP, officers discovered the deceased individual parked near downtown Vernon early Saturday afternoon. At 12:46 pm, police saw a man slumped in the driver's seat of a suspicious vehicle parked in a lot in the 3300 block of 24th Avenue.

First responders immediately attended the scene where they located the man deceased inside a Ford Freestar minivan.

"Criminality is not suspected in the 39-year-old West Kelowna man’s sudden death and the BC Coroners Service has been notified," said Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

The BC Coroners Service is now looking into how, when, and what caused the man's death. No more information will be released by police at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Vernon RCMP at (250)545-7171.



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